“The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and critically.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.”
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Because the marching band performs so often in public, concert season can seem less important. This is not the case. Concert season is the time when the majority of musical training takes place.
The Wind Ensemble is made up of the most elite musicians at Fairhope High School. This ensemble will meet everyday during school as well as additional sectionals as needed.
The Symphony Band is made up of intermediate students. This ensemble also meets everyday and depending upon the instrumentation, will prepare for the ABA District Contest.
The Wind Ensemble has received an overall superior rating at the Alabama District and State Assessments in 24 of the last 25 years.